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    November 13, 2012
    6:30 - 7:00pm PST  

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commissioner murase and fewer. >> i'd like to share the reading as commissioner fewer comes back back. indian education program native-american month a day of'j>]cc recognition for the significant contribution, the first americans made to the establishment and growth of the united states, has evolved to become a whole month being designated for that#;?j+7qñ purpose, and whereas during the month of november, we'd like to1& american indian staff in the unified school district for maintaining pride and academic u title 7 and community partners that support cultural pride of the american indian, and in particular the'zw[csu
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supports the academicqñq>wñ needs of the american indian alaskan students, culturalpúi awareness, family literacy hands on learning nights college preparedness, leadership ei-opportunities a summer science program[me teachers that focus on a youth p.o.w. wow. ask the commissioner fewer to read the rest. >> commissioner fewer: whereas the parent advisory committee of the indian education program consists of parentsñ?ñ?ñ aides representatives, teachers administration and community members to -- on the distribution of the research provided for the program based on multiple data sources for a variety of services, and where pac empowers families, students and community6ó?n<ñq8 members and
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community to members that take an active and substantial role in thexét8k children's educationvx%f experience and whereas the program continues to collaborate with local÷ 2í3 ensure the delivery of quality services to support the:g(úbgd educational and cultural5]o+ and alaskan native studentsrvy'a including thewto9wa% american program san francisco and the urban trail san francisco system of care project, friendship house association indians-p<í='e, inc. of san francisco youth program. the2 s ák beço boardt indian education program title 7 on the occasion of the÷: a?k4 native american heritage month to celebrate c : a rich]kdék.z education, which empower american indian alaskan native students educators and families
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to ensure the school district> ms. lee, yes. ms. wong, yes.e$[b:sóñ ms. fore, yes. ms. maufas yes. ms. mendoza, yes.y>íojs ms. -- >> i believe gloria moalt is here the director of-4#kwñ the indian education program. >> good evening everybody.mmçz commissioners and superintendent.
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i amnu this recognition on behalf of the indian education program title 7 the parent advisory committee, teachers, students and the community in general. the indian education program is a federally funded program that supports the unique educational and cultural academic needs of the american indian alaskan native students and we come out of the office of instruction where state funded programs are housed andi!)mdn< our office is currently at cesar chavez elementary school bungalow 2. this program is unique because it requires a parent advisory committee to be set in place to guide the distribution of funds and the committee is comprised of parents guardians, teachers, youth representative, community members and the pac looks at district data and determines the following objectives. this year's objectives are graduation, reading writing ald math. and it makes me super happy
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to -- after two and a half years of being program coordinator that the program has grown with outreach that's gone from identifying 97 american indian students to 157, which means that our funding, from the -- has increased from 21,000 to 32000. and currently we haveti identified american indians in the usd. and the highest number of tribal affiliation that we have is navajo but there are 56 tribal affiliations here in san francisco. and i just wanted to acknowledge our commitment with the parents that are here, to support the program. our program is very unique.
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the parents are the ones who decide, like i said, the program -- what events go in the program and what things#ñzqé that we focus on is family night once a month. and that's the parent wanted to have that and this year we're focusing on writing7?g÷ç and literacy, including in our family nights with hands-on activities and it's been 'ç1; tremendozho [+v turnout. we also have a summer science program led by american indian teachers, and it's$2u,ç gone from one week to two weeks, serving 20 students from when they first started, to 60. so it's very successful program. and we collaborate with our partners. so it'swaçmím and i would like to recognize all of
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american indian heritage, and especially thisvsñ?ñ? parent, shama, who recently was able to get 75% of theat78 talk with the school and get the other 25% of the funding so that we can have --j!2tçgpp she can have an assembly withukuçe n american indian presenter to enhance their learning on native -- on american indian heritage month. so it's successful and i'm sure there are a lot more parents that are doing that. i just want to recognize the parents efforts that are doing that behind the scenes. that is really important. so i'm really grateful for this recognition because it means a lot to our community, and it means a lot -- i'm a one-person department. and i'm really super happy to have a great supervisor in barbara -- who is able to be with me and support me and
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guide me through the3m the district level and the parents that are very active and want to see a change in the district. so i'm just really grateful to 7x;cjo be here, and the support of deputy& to be able to provide us a new space that we have at cesar chavez, andk1vx=áthe chavez community is super excited to have us be there with ab9?é1e holler staff. so i'm thankful. i'm like extremely thankful for this recognition because it means so much to the/wv program and a lot of the american indian students and teachers and females who i don't want to keep going but i could. i have a list of so many people that i could recognize because they make my work -- they make me want to work even harder. and working with the youth, that really brightens my day, and
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makes me want to work even more harder. but here's our parent÷ezc committee cochair, michelle an tone that would like tol few words. >> good evening. i just want to -- my name is michelle i'm from the -- nation which tucson arizona. and i am born and raised here in san francisco, and on the parents of the indian education program, we are very thankful/k44k(.ñ grateful for this acknowledgement. we have a strong group of dedicated parents that have been working really hard to keep this program going. for a period of time we didn't have a program coordinator. and now we have one of our own parents who is the coordinator. and so it's been a lot of work from a lot of dedicated parents that have been keeping the program going. we have been very instrumental in trying to get a location for our program.
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we have been kind of floating around here and there and now we are at cesar chavez,naj we're grateful that we have a room so that we can really get our program running full strength. and it's good to have a location so families can have somewhere to go when they need to. there's no other program in c<6ñczshp &c"p% school district that supports the american indian students, and so this program is very vital for our -- the success3"o4(o of our youth, to complete high school, and go on to higher education. and that's like gloria mentioned one of our goals for our program is to -- is that we want our graduation numbers to go up. we have a high risk ofobú;c? dropout and we're trying to turn that around. and we're very grateful and honored to be here. thank youfá,?c> [applause.] >> i know we don't have g4sj y-ñz÷k+yd/x right now but i'm going to acknowledge the pac members who have been supporting, with
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the -- certificate later on but michelle an tone, georgia pratt williams, arin hall, a teacher who isn't here who was supporting way before i was even in the program. so thank you so much for all your -- and all the parents that showed up tonight thank you so much for coming and supporting. >> ?s >> i also wanted to mention that i had an opportunity to attend this assembly last week, and learned there were 550 different tribes in the united states, 280 different languages spoken, 20 of them spoken in california. and we did learn ac5ssj little sign language which was -- i hope i don't get this wrong. so correct me, ladies, if i'm wrong. education is not the enemy. so i hope i did thatwwwpoñ<1 rightl[!go
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,0vu4z pngeddle -- >> continuing on, this is for superintendent carranza82k> j.%móx1 jrotc. >> i'd like to call ram ileoto
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the podium regarding the lowell high school second place finish in the national 2011-12 symposium and academic bowl. first sergeant. >>[!n? and gentlemen and board members. i'm extremely proud to be here on behalf of lowell high school and the students in front of you. but let me start with s8,rá' something with you that i'm extremely proud of. i'm also a product of the junior rotc class from mission high school and back here after 23 years of active service. i'd like to present to you without further ado the the number one academic public school jrtv program. this gentleman on my right to
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your left is cadet -- jordan wong, michael>! mitchell wong. they're actually brothers,<-fb3g@y the wong brothersqyqqj here. and,í=o years the lowell team has been there four years in a row and it had never been done before and competed for the championship two out of the four years so i'm extremely proud of them. every year, summer,óéc they five day grueling6xe pretty much like jeopardy. we're going to share with you a two minute video what any went through and share with you a couple of questions and see if we can answer them out here, a couple of questions that these guys had to answer during the competition. so, again, thank you for having
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us, and i'll play the video here in a second. this is not mine. this is yours. >> and we're going to present to you ac1nydjcouple of commendations. this is an official commendation from the secretary of defense, the honorable leon panetta. i won't&nsbo read the whole message but he says to all the the cadets competing for the academic bowl championship accept my sincere congratulations#)a(%)] for your academic achievement. signed the&=g%y4m honorable leonis panetta, june 1 2012. congratulations,!?á$]wd gentlemen.kac> congratulations. >> thank you. very nice[bcwjxp. "y3b
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>> well, before i show the video, they'reyuwcifñ competing again now to have the opportunity to go back for &=!du$ the fifth time this summer, or during this summer. so let me show the video to you
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guys. >>t(la9yñ ♪ qfqfw[
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>> pencil and papers ready. the wheels of6ñ?ñ? a bicycle each have a radius of 10 inches. if adqñ?ñ?ñ cyclist runs a bike and each wheel makes2<ñ?ñ?ñ? 70 revolutions how many inches in terms of pi -- >> 1400. >> 1400 is correct. 10 points. >> that'só this principle can be violated by a hypothetical entityg0f can selectively open a trap door and only --\ only --) z particles.
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>> -- >> that's correct for 10sese=v points. >> this is a short0 i figured you guys would get a kick out of it. thank you for having >> so is the video finished? okay. so your fellow student at lowell would like to make a comment? >> i just want to say that i'm really proud to be a part of the school who -- is -- so successful. whenever i talk to people about our jrotc they complement on how good you guys are. i wanted to say you guys9tñgwg make lowell really proud. so go cardinals. >> thank yourzyq
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so item d, student delegates report, wendy lee and megan wong. >> we had the -- on december 1. the -- will be sharing what they learned with the entire student advisory council at our next meeting which isxxjég our public relations committee met with the public relations coordinator heidi anderson of the district and learned how the public outreach and communications office for the district works. they also discussed ways to help publicize thej8á7zwmwç student advisory council in ways to collaborate in the future. our sec and -- joint committee put finishing touches on the resolution for recommendations on supporting students who are off track for graduating with the adg=wx we are also looking forward tou"s!i have superintendent carranza stop by our meeting tomorrow as
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well as -- the new youth empowerment fund managers to talk to us about the -- proposals and make funding recommendations that will total $22 million.l5 finally this student advisory council is looking ahead and working together with assistant superintendent janet shultz. she will be at our next meeting on november 263çñ?ñ?. >> thank you. item e parent advisory counciloéñ?ñ? report, pac, pac representative. >> good evening, commissioners. superintendent carranza iz2/
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was officially hired. my name is georgia williams pratt and i just want to)'iaoçíy acknowledge that hiring internally and along with the support of former staff has -- itself it a smoothz]ár<- transition. and allowed the pac work to continue as planned. one of our priorities this year has been -- practices and to date we've had three conversations at three different schools and we continue6ek$-vy to get requestsn, parents to come and give whole community conversations in their communities. and along with that work we're going to continue to do we're considering some other options about additional work and additional steps for restorative practices and one of those is to follow up with questions that we continue to hear at community conversations from parents and staff, about data, suspension expulsion rates at particular
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sites as well as data around class referrals and what are the incidents related to. and so those are some of the areas that we are considering exploring as well as talking to district2)sb,zx staff, and the public education enrichment0oçi7ft fund evaluator to talk about the evaluation process of restorative practices. that's another question we conversations about how aren/a(x' sort of practices being evaluated. and so we're in the process of trying to establish aáhbóf meeting with districtx8jgbf staff and the program evaluator to talk about how the pac can inform and play a role in that processa%í:[#v4. regarding a through g, high school requirement graduation requirements, in order to gain a greater understanding of the implementation process of the plan that the district has
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adopted, and the challenges thatslds are being faced right now regarding the implementation pac has been participatingw7< several different meetings, the curriculum community27)ñzñb meeg meeting, the select joint committee meeting7éy['$ç as well as community partners and we wanted to acknowledge and really appreciate theo//j wq curriculum committee took the time last week to answer and address the questions we hadqikñ regarding the a through g requirements and challenges that are currently being faced around the number of students currently off track. so we're using this opportunity to inform ourselves, to inform the type of work we're going to do around this, how we can best support the short and long-term implementation challenges that are happening right now, and where's the best!xkg place to put our efforts and be most effective in the process.g? and so as moving forward, we'll be coming forward with what -- wherrycyááwu_q going to be placing our efforts. and just a side note, we participated in the%ñ
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fair this -- earlier this month, and just highlighted once&6ñlz" again the importance of language access for our mono g lingual parents. we noticed we have had parents who came in there was greater participation with those parents, parents who were on hand to answer questions in their native language is we want to always keep that irnl forefront of our work we doc&y>urgr how important that is for students and parents in our district to have that access. so i don't know if there are any questions this evening. and i'm really happy to be hereto >> commissioner fewer. >> commissioner fewer: thankk3çkwf'd<&fç you. thank you to the pac also for submitting questions to the curriculum committee because the questions that you have as parents are probably the same questions that our parents have. so thank you very much. when you're compiling your data byvúu"x&b schools and your suspension
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discipline data, and your+]ñ+wñy restorative practice research, i think it's important also to ask for that and also by -- and i thinkwueb0ç it would give you a clearer picture sort of what is happening around discipline and sort@ guess defined sort of picture of where we're at with discipline. but thank you for taking# uijpv that on and i invite you to come to the next curriculum meeting because we'll beñcñháq discussing the a through g thing again. but,u-6le@4 also since superintendent carranza mentioned]vuçov the assesseéh32:gñ that i think that we should put that on the agenda also. so if you can attend, that would be fabulous. and so we can get this sort of perspective about how parents feel about this assessment, is it easy to understand and how it relates to our parents point of view. thank you52çe&uh
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>> commissioner. >> i wanted to welcome georgia. we've both come a long way since band class in high school. so congratulations. >> thank you. >> so what do youj. et okay. thank you for your report. >> if i could switch hats for a moment i1 +hópw wanted to take a moment -- i'm one of the parents on the -- at the indian education committeeíbg@.$jo wanted to first of all say thank you to commissioner fewer and commissioner murase for having that thought and then putting it into action. it's really important for our children and our students to take that pride andv honor. and we always want all of our children to feel like when they walk'?zom=u that they're all of who they are when they walk through that door and they don'tq [6 have to leave any part of themselves outside. thank you. >>/ç +i2 superintendent. >> superintendant carranza: i
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want to welcome you to this newgmñ?ñ? role and it's good to have you in this role as well. in addition to the work you're doing around restorative practices there are a number of schools3;w98 training for what we're calling behavioral rti. !> thank you once again. >> thank you. item f publictí' consent items4+a0jlz. commissioner maufas. >> commissioner maufas: thank you. at this time i'd like to announce that for item f andrsíyd
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going forward, that to the board and public, i'm an' oats children center and i will refrain from any discussion and yypx 2g on the consent calendar tonight. my$éo)=;8ç request for a waiver of board policy 3850 is h< forthcoming. >> thank you. item is there a motion and a second for the -- >> motion. >> second. >> any items withdrawnel or corrected by the superintendent? >> superintendant carranza: yes. dr. clawferred. >> good4!sp#fw evening. there are three items to be withdrawn. withdrawn from the consent calendar are the following. item 4-vñ?ñ 4(b), 1211k1 on page 116)y8ckee and